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Traded a 2000 Tacoma TRD Supercharged for a hemi Ram in 2005. Almost 300,000 trouble free miles later, traded for a new 2017 Bighorn Ecodiesel. Love the Ram's comfort, also, even the hemi got better mpgs than the Tacoma, but the Ecodiesel is incredible!
 

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In the last 10-ish years it was these two trucks.
My old 2003 Silverado Z-85
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Which I traded for my old 2012 BigHorn 5 years ago.
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Well...Where to begin? So, over the past 24 years I have owned 27 different vehicles. Most recently I traded an '84 Honda Magna VF700 motorcycle for a 1993 Toyota T100 pickup. Even though I've had other pickups (three ford couriers and a GMC Sierra), the Toyota was kinda fun!
Well, I needed to get rid of my 2014 Kia Rio, because...well, it was a 2014 Kia Rio. It needed a bunch of work and I was paying almost $300 per month for the thing. I was able to work a deal with a local dealership. They gave me $4,200 trade in on my Kia (I owed $6,000), and offered me a 2008 Dodge 1500 for about $9,800. Total financed is around $15k. Payments are roughly the same as the Kia. Insurance actually went down. Saving money is fun.
 

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I had a 2011 Jeep Wrangler 3 years ago but then I decided to sell it and buy a Ram 1500. I'm very happy with my Ram but somethimes I miss my cute wrangler... Recently I'm thinking about buying a property in Costa Blanca and there are a lot of great off-road tracks, so maybe I can afford a Wrangler to drive in Portugal.
 

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I didn't own it. It was my wifes. But she had a 2005 chevy colorado. Which she sold and put that toward out 2017 Laramie. I still have my 1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 4x4. I'm the 3rd owner. The other owners were my grandfather (original owner) then my father. Then me.
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97 GMC 4X4 E-CAB 5.7 L
Had 500 k klm's on it.Body was still good(no holes) and still running good.
 

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I had a 2014 Silverado that was a pretty good truck. But a 90 year old lady decided it was time for my truck to be turned into an accordion. After my insurance paid me off, I went looking for a new truck. Since I had never had a Chrysler product, I thought I would give it a hard look. Years ago, I had looked at Dodge trucks and the interiors left a lot to be desired. But now, things have changed and I thought I would give it a try. Man, so far, I love this RAM. So far, this has been my favorite truck and I've had Fords, Chevy's, Mazda's, etc.
 

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I should list my past vehicles I owned before I forget:

1978 Austin Mini (I owned it for two months when I was 16 years old..best two months ever..)
1980 AMC Spirit
1982 Mazda b2000
1984 Ford Ranger
1988 Chev Berreta
1994 Dodge Dakota
1988 Volvo 240
1985 Volvo 244
1991 Ford Tempo
1991 Ford Taurus
1994 Ford Focus
2000 Cadillac Catera
2000 Dodge Dakota
2010 Dodge Ram (My favourite)
2013 Elantra

i bet I already forgot a few.

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Traded a 2003 F150 crew cab in for my 2014 Bighorn
 

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Did you own another truck before buying a Ram?
Oh yeah...
My first truck was a '71 Chevy in 1990. In 1993 I bought an '84 Checy C 10. Great truck, I drove it with the original 305 until it spun 3 rod bearings at 369,000 miles.
I bought my first Dodge truck in 2002, a 1500 with the 4.7
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I ran it to 163,000 miles and sold it when I bought my second Dodge, a 2006 1500 with the Hemi.
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Great truck but it had brake shake from 17,000 miles until the end. Unfortunately, the end came around 31,000 miles when....
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I was hit in the left front and shoved into a concrete filled steel pole. 40 to zero in about 100 feet without using the brakes!

I needed another truck so I bought another Dodge.
2007 1500 with the Hemi again.
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After a few years, I changed the wheels to the 2006 SRT 10 style 22x10 with 305 40-22 Nitto tires.
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This truck now has about 345,000 miles and still runs great. I've gone through 2 transmission control modules, an EGR valve, a thermostat and a few batteries. Still the original serpentine belt, alternator, starter, water pump....
 

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Let's see...
1971 Porsche 914
1986 Jeep Comanche pickup
1976 Chevy Monte Carlo
1972 Chevy C10 pickup
Ford Escort
1965 Dodge Van
Geo Metro
Chevy S-10
Jeep Patriot
2019 Ram 1500
 

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Maza B2200, Ford Ranger 4.0L, 2003 F150, 2008 F150XL. All great trucks. Now have the 2017 RAM Bighorn 3.6L 4WD.
 

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92 Ford Taurus SHO Manuel transmission
96 Ford F150
00 Dodge Dakota - gave to son
03 Ram 1500 - (Totaled) clipped by driver rat rear quarter panel flipped 6 times at 70+ mph -blessed to still be alive
07 Ram 1500 replacement until Gen 4 body style came out
09 Ram 1500 - gave to son
13 Ram 1500 - Hit & Run at airport while out of town - repaired and traded for gen 5
19 Ram 1500 - My Favorite Hemi of all
 
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